I am a writer for my hometown newspaper. Married 14 years, no kids but raised my step kids of whom my husband has custody. Happily married...most of the time. I am all about the positive: positive thinking, finding the positive in every situation, even positive speech. "No" is considered the most negative word so I avoid using it. If one of my children asks for something unreasonable, I say, "Does that sound like something I"d let you do?" I'm currently working on a book about how to deal with toxic people. I'm passionate about community: sports, theater, anything that turns a piece of land and its inhabitants into a close knit faction. And I love to help people.